ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Guide to Buying Trampolines

Updated on September 28, 2010

Things to look for when Buying Trampoline

Trampoline is one of the most exciting and fun exercise equipment ever designed by man. Bouncing on the trampoline provides makes the body healthy due to improved lymphatic system, better circulation of oxygen in the body, and improved metabolism in the body.

For this reason, people can’t help buying trampoline since it’s not only fun to use but healthy as well Although there are many types of trampolines available in the market, one must consider many factors when buying trampoline. In the long run, the trampoline would be used for the long haul by all household members.

At the same time, a good deal of money is needed when buying trampoline of good quality. An important consideration in buying trampoline is examination of the different parts of the equipment. The following practical advice would be serve as a helpful guide when buying trampoline:

guide to buying trampolines
guide to buying trampolines

The trampoline frame must be tough

The frame is an essential component of the trampoline since it gives support to the whole equipment. The metal tubing must be durable enough to withstand a lot of load especially heavy people bouncing on the trampoline. The thickness of the frame, the steel gauge used as well as the maximum load must be considered by the buyer. In addition, the tubing must be rust-proof since most trampolines are commonly placed in open areas. Consider the quality of materials when buying trampoline since it pays off in the long run.
 
Inspect the jumping mat

The mat or trampoline bed is commonly  made of black mesh fabric. Normally, most trampoline manufacturers around the world get the matting from US factories. However, the quality of stitching draws a line between good and inferior mats. Buying trampoline that has a well-stitched mat and good anchor bars stitched in the fabric pays off well since its more durable.
 
Closely look at the trampoline springs

The trampoline springs make a huge difference when it comes to bouncing on the trampoline. When buying a trampoline,be very certain that springs are made of metal not cheap elastic tubes. Although both materials can bounce, the metal springs would last long and give a better bounce. This is very vital because it's basically  the bouncing activity that provides health benefits. Cutting costs on such features by buying trampolines that are cheap is not a smart decision. If such is the case, you're losing the chance to maximize benefits from a trampoline.
 
Buying trampoline is a practical investment in fitness as long as you go for high-grade materials.

Alex Little Jumpers Trampoline

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • LillyGrillzit profile image

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you for a very useful and informative Hub!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)